Death in Trout Fork

Book Cover

MYSTERY

Contemporary

D. M. O'Byrne

Logline

She should have known when she fished that Pink Floyd T-shirt out of the creek that it belonged to that waitress, the one who disappeared…

Genre

Mystery

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Female leaning

Setting

Small village in Colorado Rockies

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Black Opal Books

Year Published: 2018

Starting Description

Kathryn “Ryn” Lowell has escaped the stifling confines of her office at the New York travel magazine she writes for and pulls into Trout Fork, a tiny fishing hamlet in the Colorado Rockies, to write an article about the town. But all is not as idyllic as it seems.

Ending Description

Ryn, using her journalist's instincts, solves the murder of the missing waitress. Although she has fallen for the quaint mountain town and its quirky residents, she values her independence and moves on. But she will return to Trout Fork in the next book of the series!

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Twist, Happy Ending, Philosophical Questions, Meaningful Message

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Kathryn "Ryn" Lowell

Age: 29

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Empathetic, Funny, Sophisticated, Charming, Faithful, Heroic, Romantic, Skillful, Unapologetic, Adventurous, Honorable, Insecure, Outspoken, Engaging, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code, Blunt, Complex, Confident, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Garrett Easterbrook

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Faithful, Flexible, Masculine, Selfless, Strong Moral Code, Engaging, Heartthrob, Honorable, Leader, Romantic, Confident, Educated, Empathetic, Heroic, Modest, Complex, Sexy, Skillful, Decisive

Additional Character Details

Name: Madam Gauzie

Age: 60

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Funny, Outspoken, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Charming, Skillful, Unapologetic, Confident, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Visionary, Empathetic, Sarcastic, Engaging, Faithful, Honorable, Blunt, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Zachary "Rev" Wayland

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Complex, Crazy, Desperate, Manipulative, Religious, Villainous, Criminal, Educated, Insecure, Narcissistic, Secretive

Logline

She should have known when she fished that Pink Floyd T-shirt out of the creek that it belonged to that waitress, the one who disappeared…

Short Summary

Kathryn “Ryn” Lowell has escaped the stifling confines of her office at the New York travel magazine she writes for and pulls into Trout Fork, a tiny fishing hamlet in the Colorado Rockies, to write an article about the town. But all is not as idyllic as it seems.


Ryn, using her journalist's instincts, solves the murder of the missing waitress. Although she has fallen for the quaint mountain town and its quirky residents, she values her independence and moves on. But she will return to Trout Fork in the next book of the series!

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Kathryn "Ryn" Lowell

Age: 29

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Empathetic, Funny, Sophisticated, Charming, Faithful, Heroic, Romantic, Skillful, Unapologetic, Adventurous, Honorable, Insecure, Outspoken, Engaging, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code, Blunt, Complex, Confident, Educated

Character 1

Name: Garrett Easterbrook

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Faithful, Flexible, Masculine, Selfless, Strong Moral Code, Engaging, Heartthrob, Honorable, Leader, Romantic, Confident, Educated, Empathetic, Heroic, Modest, Complex, Sexy, Skillful, Decisive

Character 2

Name: Madam Gauzie

Age: 60

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Funny, Outspoken, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Charming, Skillful, Unapologetic, Confident, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Visionary, Empathetic, Sarcastic, Engaging, Faithful, Honorable, Blunt, Educated

Character 3

Name: Zachary "Rev" Wayland

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Complex, Crazy, Desperate, Manipulative, Religious, Villainous, Criminal, Educated, Insecure, Narcissistic, Secretive

Supplemental Materials